Growing what matters in F23 through 828 Learnership and Apprenticeships

Growing what matters in F23 through 828 Learnership and Apprenticeships

We are pleased to announce that, earlier this year RCL FOODS’s Learning and Development Function successfully rolled out 828 employed and unemployed registered Learnership and Apprenticeships to employees and to unemployed youth in South Africa. This investment in the number of learnerships as rolled out was a 20% increase from the prior year. What’s more,

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Humans of RCL FOODS – Gloria Kgagabi

Humans of RCL FOODS – Gloria Kgagabi

This is the story of Gloria Kgagabi, whose grit and determination took her from General Worker to Production Manager at RCL FOODS. Gloria began her journey at RCL FOODS in 1999 as a General Worker at Pies. Her career saw several transformative roles: from Production Clerk, Supervisor, and ultimately promoted to Shift Manger, where she

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Acquisition of Vector Logistics Completed

Acquisition of Vector Logistics Completed

Following the announced signing earlier this year, A.P. Moller Capital and RCL FOODS are pleased to report the closing of the purchase of Vector Logistics by A.P. Moller Capital. Vector Logistics is South Africa’s leading frozen infrastructure logistics operator, providing multi-temperature warehousing and distribution, supply chain intelligence, and sales and merchandising solutions. The company’s substantial

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Humans of RCL FOODS – Thandolwethu Mathiba

Humans of RCL FOODS – Thandolwethu Mathiba

RCL FOODS are proud to share the inspiring story of Thandolwethu Truelove Mathiba, a talented 25-year-old Vector Logistics merchandiser. When she’s not working with our team, Thandolwethu is making waves in the world of boxing, pursuing her dream of becoming Africa’s number 1 ranked mini flyweight female boxer. This is her story. After losing both

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Humans of RCL FOODS – Rahul Beekrum

Humans of RCL FOODS – Rahul Beekrum

Rahul Beekrum, from our Group Finance team, recently achieved 92% on his ACCA: Strategic Business Leader exam – the joint highest mark in the world! Rahul joined RCL FOODS in 2019 as a pricing and rebate clerk but has since moved to the Sales Admin team in Group Finance, first as a Sales Analyst and

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Basadi Bereka-Empowering Women at Work

Basadi Bereka-Empowering Women at Work

Many women continue to encounter obstacles rooted in gender biases that hinder their growth and limit their potential. RCL FOODS, however, is committed to breaking these barriers. In 2019, as part of our broader initiative to foster diversity and inclusivity, we launched the Basadi Bereka (meaning Women at Work in seTswana) programme. Basadi Bereka is

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Women Behind The Brand: Nerina Singh

Women Behind The Brand: Nerina Singh

Today we meet Nerina Singh, our Beverages Brand Manager who is driven, engaging and collaborative. Most importantly, she is inspired every day to show up as her authentic, curious self, living wholeheartedly by the RCL FOODS culture of being MORE YOU and MORE CURIOUS. “Being my authentic self at work creates a better work environment

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From HR Management Trainee to HR Business Partner

From HR Management Trainee to HR Business Partner

For our Management Trainees, cooking up a career with RCL FOODS is much more than just getting a job – it’s about tasting the combinations of skills and knowledge, ingredients and spices that will, together, craft their recipe for career success! At RCL FOODS, we give graduates in South Africa the opportunity to develop their

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Lungelo Miya’s Journey as an Electrical Engineering Management Trainee

Lungelo Miya’s Journey as an Electrical Engineering Management Trainee

Lungelo Miya, an RCL FOODS Electrical Engineering Management Trainee at our Komati Sugar Mill, is  already making an impact! We caught up with Lungelo to get an idea of what his experience has been like so far. The sugar industry operates 24-hours and there is an opportunity to learn something new every day. Lungelo believes

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Jayce Naicker 48 Years of Service

Jayce Naicker 48 Years of Service

At RCL FOODS, we believe that our people are our greatest asset. They are the reason that we can achieve our vision of GOING BEYOND and strive for MORE. Jayce Naicker has been committed to working for RCL FOODS for the past 48 years, and is a true example of the dedicated and loyal people

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Waldo Claassens 12 Years of Service

Waldo Claassens 12 Years of Service

At RCL FOODS, we believe that our people are our greatest asset. They are the reason that we can achieve our vision of doing that little more to provide MORE FOOD to MORE PEOPLE MORE OFTEN. Waldo Claassens has been committed to working for RCL FOODS since 2010 and is a true example of the

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Seeing and Doing things differently through experiential learning

Seeing and Doing things differently through experiential learning

At RCL FOODS, we aim to do things differently when it comes to growing talent, and this is exactly what we achieved during our 2022 Management Trainee Onboarding Program, which took place in February. Our focus was to create a fun and authentically engaging experience for our Management Trainees, while at the same time embedding

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Future Leaders SHINE at the presentation of their Business Improvement Projects!

Future Leaders SHINE at the presentation of their Business Improvement Projects!

We believe in seeing and doing things differently, driving a culture that inspires you to do ‘that little more‘, and together provide more food to more people more often. We do this by focusing on what matters to you most: more challenging work that meaningfully impacts the company’s success, more training and investment into you and more opportunity to grow within RCL FOODS. We are

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How EPOL is Contributing to Conservation Through Horse Feed

How EPOL is Contributing to Conservation Through Horse Feed

As leaders in the game and the horse feed industries, EPOL is proud to offer ongoing support to two conservation initiatives through our relationship with uBhejaneX. They set out to contribute to rhino conservation and community-based operations through their support of Project Rhino and the Zululand Rhino Orphanage (ZRO) with feed, ensuring well-nourished, strong rhinos

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RCL FOODS AND SA CHEFS AWARD WINNERS IN SA’S FIRST YOUNG CHEFS COMPETITION

RCL FOODS AND SA CHEFS AWARD WINNERS IN SA’S FIRST YOUNG CHEFS COMPETITION

RCL FOODS Food Partners, the out-of-home division of RCL FOODS, together with the South African Chefs Association (SACA), have announced the winners of the country’s very first Young Chefs Competition. After an exciting final round, the coveted national title went to Johan Muller and Dana-Leigh Coleman from the Capital Hotel School in Pretoria. They take

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He’s an MBA graduate, a motivational speaker and an inspiration!

He’s an MBA graduate, a motivational speaker and an inspiration!

Anderton Kevin Naidoo has been part of RCL FOODS since 2015, when the company acquired Foodcorp. He makes an impact at RCL FOODS everyday by sharing product knowledge, skills and training staff the RCL FOODS way, through his role as KZN’s Training Officer. But it’s Kevin’s life outside of RCL FOODS that inspires us to

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Growing Leaders OUR WAY!

Growing Leaders OUR WAY!

Our Leadership Development Academy continuously strives to develop leaders today for the future through world class “fit for purpose”learning solutions. The academy is strategically positioned as one of our RCL FOODS Learn More College key initiatives, and is geared towards developing our leadership to align with our differentiating business objectives. About the Leadership Development Academy Our

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RCL FOODS’ National Account Manager, Ntando Ngubane on Women in Leadership

RCL FOODS’ National Account Manager, Ntando Ngubane on Women in Leadership

Ntando joined RCL FOODS back in 2017 as an Assistant Account Manager in the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) channel. Through her role, she gained multi-disciplinary skills across various categories including Chicken , Grocery, Speciality, Fats & Spreads, Plant-based, and Sugar & Milling. In 2020, she became a National Account Manager, where she currently impacts all Quick

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Tamara Dickson’s Perspective on Recruitment Helps RCL FOODS Do MORE

Tamara Dickson’s Perspective on Recruitment Helps RCL FOODS Do MORE

Some time ago Tamara Dickson came across a sign board which read along the lines of not innovating to compete but rather innovating to change the game. After years of hearing ‘recruitment is recruitment’, that simple idea changed her career in Talent Acquisition forever. Since 2018, Tamara has been helping RCL FOODS do MORE by

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This Women’s Month: Carin King On Motherhood And Working

This Women’s Month: Carin King On Motherhood And Working

Carin King is a member of the RCL FOODS’ Food Partners team, working on strategic and category projects. Some highlights from her time at RCL FOODS include being part of the team that re-launched the PIEMAN’S and Food Solutions brands; and working with a consortium of other South African food businesses to help restore the

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First Virtual Emerging Leadership Development Programme delivered with impact!

First Virtual Emerging Leadership Development Programme delivered with impact!

This year was the exciting launch of the RCL FOODS Emerging Leaders Development Programme as a completely Virtual Programme. The attendees have enjoyed both the content of the programme, put together by the Nelson Mandela University (NMU) as well as the opportunity to connect virtually with their co-learners and facilitators. RCL FOODS first launched the

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